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FOX News
Sep 4, 2010 10:30am EDT
allstars, brenda buttner, jonas ferris, and tobin smith and normally you would see them here on fox, bulls and bears, cavuto on business and forbes. and you'd see them, but this is labor day weekend, taxes, labor, employment, joblessness, very much in the news, we're live and that's what we're discussing today. cash for clunkers, a killer. wouldn't you agree, jonas max ferris. >> well, data if anything highlights. >> good try, stuart. >> how successful in juicing sales in a time when people didn't want a big ticket sales like a car. and the people were going to buy cars eventually and those sales declines we're seeing now, we took an advantage on future auto sales, which is what the point was to get people to buy during a recession. >> stuart: i hear some expleti expletive, tobin. >> it's about price and value discovery. when you give away money, you also, if you build mediocrity we've seen all over the world in other countries with these shenanigans and number two to your point, jonas, all you did, take sales in the future and advanced them to the front. tell me how this is stimulative. i
FOX News
Sep 18, 2010 10:00am EDT
to it. the bulls and bears this week, gary b smith, tobin smith. jonas max ferris, eric bolling along with strategist julian epstein. eric, big win for tea party and big win for extending all tax cuts? >> i hope so and i think so. i think we saw that with the big wins in delaware and paladino, i'm sorry, and christine o'donnell and i think the next day we saw 30 or 34 the number keeps growing, the democrats coming and saying, you know what, all bush tax credits not just some of them. i think that's good news because i think the economy needs the tax credits to go forward. if not, i think we maybe go back into another recession, maybe double dip. >> brenda: julian, there's a ground swell of opinions of tax cuts for everyone, basically the message of the tea party. is that going to change the polici policies. >> actually isn't. the gallup poll shows that the public sports the obama plan of extending tax cuts to 98% of americans and not the richest 2% and the economics of that are pretty decent. we have a recession right now, basically a credit driven and consumer spending driven recessi
Sep 20, 2010 2:30pm PDT
be some interest if not in the tobin tax, certainly in what they call innovative financing, a way to raise development money rather than digging deeper into your own pocket and rich countries giving aid. some people support the tax and some who don't, we'll be hearing from both sides but this kind of idea is what's being batted around particularly in the current economic climate where developed countries have budget cuts there are austerity plans, doesn't seem likely they will increase aid. having said that, critics will would say the aid shortfalls happened well before the economic crisis. most rich countries, not all but most were not meeting their aid obligations before the crisis. you certainly have had quite a bit of criticism in the general assembly before the summit from representatives of developing nations who have tried to put most of the blame for the failure of the menen yum development goals on rich countries who haven't given money. >> do you get a sense this is galvanizing political will, this meeting? >> that's the idea. it's a very high-level event, taking place at a criti
Sep 2, 2010 2:00pm PDT
. we have four speaker cards. steward mcfall, jay tobin, toby levy, and bill lightener. >> my name is steward mcfall i reside at 55 delores street, unit number 1. the building that's directly adjacent to the property in question.
FOX News
Sep 29, 2010 4:00am EDT
of chicago, but correspondent mike tobin reports from the windy city, there are plenty of drawbacks to that job. >> i'm announcing that i will not seek a 7th term of mayor of the city of chicago. >> observers say the worst thing that could happen to a candidate looking to succeed mayor richard daley is that he wings. >> if you hang out on the corner bar as i do sometimes, the winner of next mayor's race is the loser. >> the winner inherits problems. chicago public schools graduate only half their students. the different fund raising schemes like privatizing toll bridges and parking meters left the city half a billion dollars short and unable to pay wage increases for city workers. the real question though is will the next mayor be a one-termer? >> of course, whoever wins becomes boss of the city that carl sandburg described as player with railroads and freight handler to the nation. more than once the mayor of chicago has been credited with boosting a presidential candidate to success. >> it's a wonderful position because it has relatively unlimited power, an executive position and
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 11:00am EDT
anticipated chevy volt set for release this fall. mike tobin got an early look. mike. >> reporter: jon, i'll let you decide if the chevy volt is an electric revolution or out of gas. that's coming up. jon: general motors reports sales in august dropped almost 25 percent from a year ago. industry analysts say a shaky u.s. economy may be discouraging potential car buyers. wonder why. bad news is gm hopes to electrify the market with the fall launch of the chevy volt. mike tobin is live for us in detroit. so did gm deliver with the volt, mike? >> reporter: you know, you can't really answer that question without looking at how heavily the taxpayers are now invested in this project and gm. the bailout money that kept gm alive. billions and billions of dollars. the federal grants that went to create this green technology. but at the end of the day, gm promised a car that would drive 40 miles on a battery charge, then have a gasoline engine that would keep recharging the battery so you could drive your electric car from coast to coast. the chevy volt delivered. it does those things, jon. jon: wh
FOX News
Sep 1, 2010 7:00pm EDT
mike tobin took a spin and he's live in motor city right now. how was the thing there? a test track, right? >> yeah, you know, shepard, it's not a glorified golf cart. the chevy volt drives like a real car and g.m. is banking on the idea that this is the vehicle that starts to make electric cars common place. g.m. promised an electric car that could charge its own battery and keep on driving. took a turn around the bankruptcy track and delivered the chevy volt. >> everything that g.m. does would not exist today if the bailout hadn't happened a year ago. >> g.m. got $50 billion in bailout money, a $240 million grant from the energy department, $14 billion to retool general motors plant. even the korean company that supplied the battery got $150 million from taxpayers. >> it practically is the equivalent of the space shuttle. the space shuttle is expensive. the space shuttle is in limited production but the space shuttle has done amazing things for other industries in terms of everything from materials research and fostering interest in engineering. >> it's the first mass production
FOX News
Sep 4, 2010 6:00pm EDT
of the country's most unique muslims out of business. you better take a look while you still can. mike tobin has the story. >> the incarnation of american kitch places like the dutch village may be disappearing like the culture they display ♪ >> it's no smith zonian, if you were driving the kids down the road you might just stop when you saw the billboard. >> here we have wooden shoe making, cheese making demonstrations and performances, polk dancing, the dance lessons. >> like any luxuries even kitch is taking hit in the economy. fewer visitors. >> i think you can blame a good piece of it on the economy. even our large donors over the last couple of years as the economy went down we saw their donations go down. [siren] >> the antique toy and firehouse museum in bay city, michigan gets visitors from all over the country. >> we have horse drawn, hand drawn and back to the oldest motorized fire truck that we're aware of in the nation. >> but attendance is burning out. owners are keeping it running at their own expense. the former post office in saginaw, michigan looks like a castle and cost as k
FOX News
Sep 20, 2010 7:00pm EDT
had in mind. mike tobin worked chicago and the area for us and is live in the bureau there. actually outside the fail facility where it happened. just after the dave matthews concert let out, is my understanding. hundreds of people could have been in danger, right? >> well, you know, shep, the intent to harm was there, but the imminent danger was not. that according to charges documents is because the feds intervened and provided the suspect in this case with what they describe as a dud, a fake bomb. one that the suspect thought was real. but what the feds knew was not. now according to the documents he placed this in a trash can outside of famous wrigley field drinking establishment, slugger's. the bar where the batting cage is upstairs. you've probably seen it in movies. shortly thereafter, bunch of black suvs swooped in and swooped out, and concert goers and partiers on park street probably never knew they were in the midth of what would be a terrorist bomb blot and they were also never in real danger. >> shepard: it was a fake bomb supplied by the government. couldn't the defense
FOX News
Sep 21, 2010 7:00pm EDT
it mike tobin has been following this case from our midwest newsroom. man, quite a statement he delivered, mike. >> it really was, shepard. andrew conley was described as calm, even detached as he apologized in court for killing his younger brother conner. andrew shed and -- said and i will give you the quote here. i'm very sorry for murdering my little brother. i still have no idea why this happened but i really wish i did. i will accept wholeheartedly the punishment i'm given and deserve. the only contrast between this erie apology and the statement he gave police is that connor expressed little remorse with his original matter of fact confession. >> i think it's just what i've been feeling for a while is actually starting to become a reality. >> which is what? >> that i'm bound to hurt people. >> conley said when he choked his little brother, he wanted to stop but couldn't. he compared himself to a hungry man eating a burger. he says he believes he is sick and it just happened, shepard. >> shepard: a complex case, mike. clearly this man has been through a lot of problems. tell us about
FOX News
Sep 25, 2010 10:00am EDT
. let's get to. bulls and bears, gary b smith, tobin smith. jonas max ferris, eric bolling and strategist keith murphy. eric, bottom line, can the economy afford the wait? >> no, brenda, why wait at all? right now, we need answers right now, we need solid tax structure and need to know where taxes are right now. that's why small businesses aren't hiring, they're not sure what's going on and what's going to happen in the future and they need these bush tax cuts to be extended right now, not later, not after we find out who wins the election. because the economy right now is at a very critical point. it could turn rnd an and get better, or you know, we risk another double dip recession which would be terrible, extend them now or all bets are off. >> and haven't business leaders and consumers been waiting long enough to find out to get rid of this uncertainty about their, about their tax future? >> well, i actually agree that double digi democrats should have taken action now. we need to get rid, to show the country and the world we're on the bath to restoring fiscal standty a
Sep 29, 2010 9:30am PDT
for seismic safety, capss. president murphy: mr. tobin was supposed to be here? >> i'm not sure what happened. i'm not sure if he's coming or not. president murphy: can we table that until the next meeting? >> sure. we'll continue it. the next item, item 6, discussion and possible action regarding proposed legislation file 101075, an ordinance amending the san francisco building code by amending section 107a .13 to modify the method of calculating the development fee deferral surcharge rate and to clarify when a project sponsor may elect to defer the payment of development impact and in-lieu fees, adopting environmental finding. director day: yes. this is to clarify smishyuse in the legislation that has already passed. and the method that they had originally determined to calculate the interest rate was not acceptable to the actual tax collector's office and was almost impossible to calculate. so they developed a simpler method to calculate the interest rate for both the department, the tax collectors' department, and the capital planning group. so it's to clarify that. and it's also to clari
FOX News
Sep 21, 2010 11:00am EDT
building. mike tobin is live in chicago with more on that. was the public ever in any real danger here mike? >> reporter: it seems the suspect wanted to hurt people he just didn't have the ability. sami samir hassoun, he was a lebanese immigrant and he talked for a longtime about hitting sites around chicago. he started talking to confidential informants for the fbi and undercover fbi agents who ultimately provided him with cash and the fake bomb. >> he was given a device by our undercover operations, it was built by the fbi. it had all the earmark inks after an explosive device. everything from his perspective was working and ready to go an set it for a 20-minute explosive period. set out on foot, dropped it in a reseptemberrable outside the bar and left and was arrested shortly there after. >> reporter: it was placed in a trash scan outside of sluggers just about the time the dave matthews cans earth was letting out. there were thousands of partygoers in the street. they never were in any danger, the bomb was a dead. he was scooped up shortly after placing the bomb in the trash can. jon:
Sep 30, 2010 6:00am EDT
breaking news to tell you about. we're getting word of water rescues under way at wood burn and tobin roads in annandale near fairfax and nova hospital where apparently cars are in high water. >> we understand that emergency crews are there and that boats have been deployed. we've been talking about this morning when there are areas of high water do not attempt to drive your vehicle through this. every time it rains hard in this area, we've done the warning out and people still do it. the emergency crews are going to be very busy throughout the region, we imagine, as there are several reports of flooding in many spots throughout our region. >> be very cautious. wesend tt warning out allthe time. the fact of the matter is, when you're driving at this hour of the day, when it's dark out, the glare is out there, it's virtually impossible to tell whether what you're going into is deep or not or whether you're going into the water. suddenly boom you're just there. it's a very dangerous situation. just be very, very careful. if you know it's a low-lying area, best to just avoid it. >> let's go to
FOX News
Sep 2, 2010 9:00pm EDT
the shore, will earl chase them from the beach? sean tobin live from sea isle city, new jersey. looks like the worst of earl can skip you. >> reporter: we would be all the better and happier for it here in sea isle city. a warm, moist summer night. it looks as though earl may spare the jersey coach the beach front real estate as well as plans for hundreds of thousands ready to come down and celebrate for the labor day weekend. as you can see behind me this is the scene low tide maybe half an hour to an hour. they think it may be three feet higher than normal. still, they are taking what they will get from earl's affects seriously. beach patrols up and down the coast taking precautionary measures in ocean city, new jersey. bulldozers and back lows -- and backhoes cleared out drainage pipes, sea isle city a pitch south of atlantic city, they took their rescue boats off of the beach as well as the stands that were in the dunes. they knocked them down because they are worried about high winds overnight. right now precautionary measures along the lines that you see for a heavy nor'easter. >> sh
Sep 26, 2010 5:00pm PDT
tobin with more on the company's business model. >> reporter: mcdonalds enjoys a rare comfort in the world. the fast-food juggernaut has had a healthy sale of red meat and fries had kept the company in the black. >> mcdonalds is still pulling positive sale and their stock prices is one of the highest levels that it's ever been. >> reporter: mcdoomeds is constantly changing its menu. healthy choice menu and apple dippers instead of fries and wraps instead of burgers anne they have begun to compete for the starbuck dollars to customers who sit in the newly remodeled mcd's. free wi-fi and even flat-screen tvs encourage customers to hang around. >> they like being able to sit on a real leather chair. they like being able to have flexible seating arranges. >> reporter: the customers have respond, 27 million of them everyday. the stock is up to $75 a share from $43 five years ago. operating revenue has also increased, roughly 90 ps over the last half decade. so while most companies down- sized or try to learn ways that they can stretch dollars through the lean times, mcdonalds are
Sep 6, 2010 5:00am EDT
. knocks' mike tobin takes a look at what is being lawsuit. >> reporter: the incarnation of american kitsch may be disappearing like the cull they are they display. it is no smithsonian or guggenheim but if you are driving the kids down the rooted you might just stop when you saw the billboard. >> here we have wooden shoe making, cheese making, demonstrations and performances, dutch folk dancing, the dance lessons. >> reporter: even k ti. sch is take a hit in this economy. >> i think you can blame a good piece of it on the economy. even our large donors over the last couple of years, we saw the donations go down. >> reporter: the antique toy and firehouse museum in bay city, michigan gets visitors from all over the country. >> we have horse-drawn, hand drawn and back to the oldest motorize the fire truck that we are aware of in the nation. >> reporter: but attendance is burning out. the owners are keeping it running at their own expense. the former post office in saginaw, michigan looks like a castle and costs a king's ransom to keep it open as a historical museum. >> postal inspector years
Sep 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
dangerous situations in some spots n. annandale, the water poured over tobin road, trapping one person in the car and that driver managed to get out safely. they covered brownsville road and vienna. >>> water is spilling some of the streets there and bob barnard continues live in a napis is -- annapolis and what is happening where you are. >> reporter: the water is rising and they expecting more and perhaps the mostence is hurricane isabel. the water is up and the water is high and they're expecting it's getting higher perhaps as we go to the left here and you will see some completely over this wall and into that street where there is water right now. the people who have lied through this in the past say some of the water is the sewer overflowing and we're heading here to talk to mr. storm who has, for three decades, owned an ice cream shop here and mr. storm is here. we have sand bags but you're concerned. you think the water could go over the bags, right? >> reporter: a little worried about it and we have seven more hours to go before high tide. we're nervous. >> and you don't think
Sep 17, 2010 6:00am EDT
seeded misunderstanding. >> reporter: the vatican is hoping that father tobin who was pointed the number two official for religious life can help calm the fear around these investigations. >> there is a need for a dialogue. and i think dialogue means the two parties are honestly conversing in search of the truth. >> reporter: sister marlene hopes that's true, but -- >> there is no turning back. i don't think that that happens in any kind of living organism. god doesn't turn the church, doesn't turn creation in opposite directions. >> in other words, there is no turning back the clock for american nuns. our cnn analyst john allen tells us he expects the investigations will wrap up by december. and adds if the vatican wants the nuns to return to conservative lives, they should be patient. because young women who are considering sister hood are more conservative than their elders. and willing to return to wearing habits, although, convents, not so much. >> what is the fallout if anything in boycotting all or part of the questionnaire you were referring to? >> you know, we don't know. everyt
Sep 27, 2010 10:00pm EDT
, devastating parts of wisconsin, minnesota and south dakota. fox's mike tobin has the story. >> reporter: heavy rains across the midwest leave to massive flooding in three states. >> we have had flooding before but not to this degree. it came up so fast. >> reporter: the folks at the national weather service say the wisconsin river broke a record that stood for more than 70 years. the waters are expected to hold steady through tuesday and begin receding after that. flooded roads making it hard for people to get around. >> this stretch here we barely got through in our little car. >> reporter: in del rapids south dakota they're fighting floodwaters from the big sioux river. fire officials say the worst appears to be over and levels are expected to start dropping tomorrow. jim peters has lived here more than 30 years and says this is the worst he's seen in a decade. >> you got to wait till it's completely out and then you come in and clean up. >> reporter: minnesota governor tim pawlenty spent the weekend touring some of the hardest hit areas in his state including zumbro falls where nearly half
FOX News
Sep 5, 2010 12:00pm EDT
. but with others on the market how many want to go green with g.m. mike tobin has more. >> they took a turn around the bankruptcy track and then g.m. delivered a chevy volt. 10,000 of them hitting the dealership in november. >> it was developed mostly before the bail-out, but like everything else the g.m. does, if the government hadn't stepped in to get it through the crisis, it wouldn't happening now. >> the government stepped in with more tax dollars and g.m. got $50 billion in bail-out money. $240 million grant from the energy department. a $14 billion loan to retool general motors plants, even the korean company that supplied the battery got $150 million from taxpayers. >> it is practically the equivalent of the space shuttle. expensive, limited production but the space shuttle has done amaze things for other industries from the materials research, and fostering engineering. >> the first mass production electric powered hybrid. you can drive 40 miles on the battery and then the gas engine kicks in, only to create electricity. that will get you 300 more miles before you need to gas up. you can
FOX News
Sep 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
and he had more target necessary mind, mike tobin is on the story, live in the windy city and good morning, was the public in danger, what are we learning, mike? good morning. >> reporter: good morning, bill. according to the fbi, the desire to hurt people was there, but the ability was not. and that is because the fbi had gotten sami hassoun on their radar screen a long time ago, a 22-year-old lebanese immigrant, he talked about attacking sites around chicago. ultimately he started talking with confidential envelopants and undercover fbi agents and they provided him with a fake bomb, a dud, it was a paint can filled with fake explosives, attached to a timer, put into a backpack, put into a shopping bag and ultimately dropped into a garbage can outside of slugger's, the famous wrigleyville establishment and it was dropped there as the dave matthews concert was letting out late saturday night, early sunday morning. shortly after that bomb was put in the gar abandon can the black suv scooped up it, party goers barely noticed anything was wrong, bill. bill: who is this guy, again? i m
FOX News
Sep 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
huge growth. as part of the road to recovery series, mike tobin is checking it out in chicago, having a few big macs today. what's the secret there? >> reporter: the secret is the secret sauce. i'm just kidding. secret is evolution. take a look at this, over the counter, this is the mcdonald's that you would recognize. as we take a tour around here, gone are the old fiberglass that you remember, we have a warm fireplace hearth, leather seating, pumping wi-fi into this place, all competing with starbucks dollars. they have healthy options, you've got, over here, talking about competing with the starbucks dollar, all the cafes where they have lattes and frappes, whatever, you can even get smoothies, and if you're in a hurry, you've got the option, combine that all with the fact that they're open from 18-24 hours a day and they've got that massive marketing sledgehammer that made ronald mcdonald as recognizable as santa clause. the coo out here says that is the code to keep the customers coming. martha: that looks amazing. it looks like starbucks! so is it working? when it comes to the b
Sep 16, 2010 9:00am EDT
: father joseph tobin appointed by the vatican to oversee religious work worldwide said the comparison was wrong the ordination of women is a serious crime. >> the catholic church has traditionally not arrived at a point where it believes that it is the will of god. now, i think i have to accept that. >> the first women bishops to be ordained in the united states! >> reporter: but even the threat of excommunication isn't stopping catholic women from what they consider the peefthood. there are now five bishops, 47 priests, ten deacons, and 16 candidates in formation in the united states, all of them illegitimate in the eyes of the catholic church. >> what many people say to us, why don't you go somewhere elsewhere you're accepted. >> reporter: i was going to ask you that. why stick with catholicism when it isn't supportive of you? >> it's koth thol sichl that needs us. >> reporter: so they hold mass where they can, in their own homes or non-catholic churches, ministering to small, mostly female congregations who say the traditional catholic church is not meeting their needs. >> reporter
FOX News
Sep 30, 2010 11:00am EDT
scrambling to save jobs that were funded by the stimulus, but a deadline looms large. mike tobin picks up the story from chicago. good to see you. what is happening to the stimulus jobs? >> reporter: a lot of them are running out of money as of tomorrow. an exam tell steeped in irony is in minnesota. among other jobs created by the similar lust money the workforce created 85 positions for job counselors helping people find jobs. when the stimulus money runs out tomorrow the 85 job counselors will join so many people across the nation looking for work, rick. ric: is that it? what happens, mike the jobs createdee srap wait, disappear into thin air? >> reporter: pretty much. an exception is illinois where governor guinn has extended the jobs. 20,000 people will be able to keep their jobs for another few months because he threw in money from state funds, state funds from a cash-strapped state. conveniently that extends these 26,000 jobs through governor guinn's re-election bid. the whole thing has critics of the stimulus program talking about the way it was applied, calling it cynical and eve
FOX News
Sep 22, 2010 11:00am EDT
.com and check it out. the spotlight section on our home page, you can find more reporting from mike tobin what is working for mcdonald's. jon: as mine they have the old plastic chairs, no comfy leather seats for me. an explosive new book by bob woodward reveals the battles inside the white house over the war in afghanistan. moments away from very big news, who will be the new judges on "american idol," is jennifer lopez replacing simon? we are live in l.a. with the latest. jon: marijuana ice cream? yes! claudia cowen, live in san francisco. you've got -- you got a look at stuff? >> i d. jon. it's been around a whaoeurblgs each half pint contains four doses, and eating the whole thing would be like about eight joints, but because it's not regular hated, it's really unclear how much pot is in it. users have to figure out how much they need through trial and error. they also have to trust that whoever made it is using fresh ingredients, in a sanitary kitchen. supporters of legalization here in california contend that once counties are allowed to tax and regulate pot, those kinds of public health
Sep 20, 2010 7:00am EDT
michael tobin rodriguez. >> looks like he's 9! >> welcome to "the early show" family. >> he waves like a 5-year-old. >> mike was born june 13 n, just two days after maggie left for maternity leave. you like to cut it close. >> erica and i did the same thing. >> he's doing so well. he weighs 14 pounds already, three months old. good appetite. >> a big boy. >> big, delicious -- >> what preschool do you have him in. >> are you kidding? the preschools are coming to hill. >> look at this boy. >> gosh it makes me miss him. >> looks yummy. >> he is super yummy. >> what a puddem, as we say. those cheeks are like inflatable. >> you should see the thighs they've got little rolls, very sweet. >> how hard this morning when you woke up at the crack of dawn. >> that part was easy. >> i know you tip toed in. >> i went to his crib and i got a little choked up when i left, i have to say. at the same time, it's good to have adult conversations again, more than -- [ laughter ] >> that's a stretch but we take it as a compliment. >> dave spit up during the last break. >> exactly. >> have a great day, everybody
Sep 30, 2010 7:00am EDT
floodg was in some areas. this is near tobin road not too far from fairfax in an on dale, virginia. this is a husband and wife both rescuedfrom their vehicle as they became stranded in that high water. the road was blocked off, but the husband decided to drive around and drive into this water and of course this is what happened. the car got stuck. emergency crews had to come and rescue the husnd and wife and apparently emergency crews say this is what's happening throughout the rooegegion. we remind viewers and everyone out there during that high flood situation it is very dangers to try to drive through high-standing water. you can't tell how deep it is from looking at it. even if you think in an suv you can drivehrough it safely, often the drivers become stuck and the emergency crews have to come rescue you. again, do not drive in high-standing water. let's check on traffic with jerry. hi, jerry. >> especially d't drive through the road is blocked. centreville all the way on in, loaded up. but the good news is no accidents, just volume. the better news is because it's so slow, v
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